Located on the south side of historic downtown Iowa City, in the developing Riverfront Crossings area, HBK’s Iowa office is in a pivotal location for clients in the eastern side of Iowa. Established in 2013, the office is currently home to 21 employees.  The Iowa City office gives HBK a home in a vibrant and bustling town which is home to the University of Iowa, alma mater of our founder and CEO.

Our Iowa City office continues to experience steady growth and is dedicated to university and municipal infrastructure design and rehabilitation, site development, comprehensive parks planning and design, stormwater feasibility analysis and design, power utility and telecom support, construction management, GIS design services, structural design and survey.

Key clients served by the Iowa City office include The University of Iowa, The City of Iowa City, Southgate Development, The City of Muscatine, The City of Marion, The City of Coralville, The City of West Branch, Rohrbach Associates, and CG Hanson Development.

Key Personnel


    Nick Bettis has 14 years of experience in land development design ranging from conceptual design to construction management.  Nick’s experience includes design of residential subdivisions, commercial developments, school construction, and athletic facilities. Personally, Nick enjoys working on storm water solutions, including storm water basins, bio-retention basins, and pervious pavements


    Lori Boren has over 9 years of experience working with Geographical Information Systems ( GIS) with an emphasis in database management. She is experienced in compiling geographic data, analyzing geographic relations, and conducting research requirements to determine the best way to utilize information and display it in GIS. Lori has managed parcel, sanitary/storm sewer, sidewalk/street centerlines, boundary mapping and several other databases for multiple municipalities.